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New Book Series: Renaissance History, Art and Culture

Call for proposals, for a new series from Amsterdam University Press     Series Editors: Christopher Celenza, Johns Hopkins University, USA Samuel Cohn, Jr.,  University of Glasgow, UK Andrea Gamberini, University of Milan, Italy Geraldine Johnson, University of Oxford, UK Isabella Lazzarini, University of Molise, Italy   This series investigates the Renaissance as a complex…

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New Book Series: Visual and Material Culture, 1300–1700

  Call for proposals, for a new series from Amsterdam University Press Series Editor: Dr. Allison Levy, http://www.allisonlevy.com/   A forum for innovative research on the role of images and objects in the late medieval and early modern periods, Visual and Material Culture, 1300-1700 publishes monographs and essay collections that combine rigorous investigation with critical…

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New Book Series: Early Modern Literary Geographies

Oxford University Press Series Editors: Julie Sanders, Newcastle University and Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr, Pennsylvania State University.  Influenced by the work of cultural and human geographers, literary scholars have started to attend to the ways in which early modern people constructed their senses of the world out of interactions among places, spaces, and embodied practices. …

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Remembering Lisa Jardine

The Society for Renaissance Studies expresses its sorrow and regret at the death of Professor Lisa Jardine CBE on 25 October 2015. Colleagues and students reflect on Lisa Jardine’s legacy. Lisa Jardine was born in 1944, the daughter of the famous historian of literature and science Jacob Bronowski, and the sculptor Rita Coblentz. She was…

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